Ald. Will Burns

Northside College Prep High School was named the top school in Illinois and the #36 college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Officials Defend Diversity Of Selective-Enrollment High Schools

Aldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.

07/15/2014

City Hall

Alderman Wants Companies Seeking City Subsidies To Disclose Tax Info

Ald. Will Burns (4th) and some colleagues have sponsored a measure that would require large corporations seeking financial assistance from the city to declare how much they pay – or don’t pay – in corporate income taxes.

11/20/2013

Artist rendering of the "Shops and Lofts on 47," a retail and residential development planned for the Bronzeville neighborhood at 47th and Cottage Grove. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Bronzeville Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Shops, Apartments

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Race To Replace Jackson Could Be ‘Wild, Wild West’

A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.

CBS 2–11/21/2012

City Hall

Task Force To Revamp Ethics Ordinance At City Hall

Several prominent reformers will spend the next four months figuring out ways to end corruption at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011